Report: Lotulelei to miss combine with heart condition
Elite NFL draft prospect Star Lotulelei, a defensive tackle from Utah, will not be allowed to participate in the scouting combine on Monday after an echocardiogram revealed that he had a heart condition.
Utah DT Star Lotulelei, projected top five 5 draft pick, will not work out after echocardiogram detected heart condition. Filed to ESPN.— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) February 24, 2013
Lotulelei's left ventricle is pumping at 44 percent efficiency - normal range is 55-70 percent. He will undergo more tests in Salt Lake City— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) February 24, 2013
The 6-foot-2, 311-pound Lotulelei had 7 sacks and 107 tackles (including 21.5 tackles for a loss) in his two years as a starter in Utah and was the highest ranked overall college player by Scouts, Inc.